CALL FOR APPLICATION - SEPTEMBER SESSION
Addressed primarily to students/designers mainly active in the field of digital media, the programme is based on the fact that digital technology acts as a universal intercode, allowing to unify and to create crossovers between the different fields of media design. It covers the whole range of visualization, modelling and communication processes involved new media.
The teaching highlights the importance of code and programming, it encourages the convergence of the media design fields to which the students’ projects belong : interaction design, dynamic data visualization, digital fashion design, locative and mobile media, electronic publishing and publications, live digital performance.
Programme heads and coordination: Daniel Pinkas, Daniel Sciboz, Christiane Luible
Invited lecturers: James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau (Auger-Loizeau, London), Etienne Mineur (Paris), Douglas E. Stanley (Aix-en-Provence).
Contributors: Ambroise Barras (UniGe, Geneva), Jean-Louis Boissier (Université Paris 8/ENSAD, Paris), Luc Courchesne (Université de Montréal), Christian Croft (New-York), Dominique Cunin (ENSAD, Paris), Jean- Louis Fréchin (ENSCI, Paris), Lalya Gaye (Dånk ! Collective, Göteborg), Daniel Gross and Joris Maltha (Catalogtree, Rotterdam), Patrick J. Gyger (Maison d’Ailleurs, Yverdon-les- Bains), Usman Haque (Haque Design, London), Jeffrey Huang (EPFL, Lausanne), George Legrady (University of California, Santa Barbara), Golan Levin (Carnegie Mellon University), Michael Lew (Lev Studio, Geneva/Los Angeles), Nicolas Nova (LiftLab, Geneva), Andrés Ortiz and Santiago Ortiz (Bestiario, Barcelona), Emanuele Quinz (mosign, Paris), Carlo Ratti (carlorattiassociati/MIT Senseable City Lab, Turin/Cambridge), Théo Reichel (Complex, Geneva), Karsten Schmidt (London), Annelore Schneider (Collectif_fact, Geneva), Hajime Takeuchi (Nagoya University of Arts).
Language: Teaching is given in French with additional contributions in English.
Duration: 4 semesters (4 days a week). September 2010 – June 2012.
Credits: 90 ECTS
Qualification awarded: Master of Arts HES-SO in Design – major Media Design. This qualification is internationally recognized.
Submission of applications: 22 August 2010
Interviews: 2 September 2010
Admission requirements and application forms available at:
Geneva University of Art and Design
15 Bd James-Fazy, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland
Phone +41 22 388 51 00, Fax +41 22 388 51 59
info.head (at) hesge.ch, www.hesge.ch/head